Learn how to create "flavor zones" by grouping similar plants in the same sections; this garden will include French, Greek, Italian, Asian, and South of the Border zones.
French Flavor Zone
Greek Flavor Zone
Italian Flavor Zone
Asian Flavor Zone
Cinnamon and Purple Basils
South of the Border Flavor Zone
Small pepper plants
Pine mulch has a nice color and texture that complement the colors in the garden and contrast with the starkness of the steppingstones. As the pine mulch breaks down, it will add more organic material to the garden. Once the mulch is smoothed out, water the entire garden.
Place them along the edge of the Asian and Greek zones since mint goes well with both.
You can make a simple table by turning a ceramic or terra-cotta pot upside down and topping with a piece of glass or slate. Now you have a table large enough to hold a glass of your favorite beverage -- maybe even a snack made with some of your fresh herbs.